Environmental Development Officer - Broxtowe Borough Council

Salary: £24,785 – £26,320 per annum 37 hours per week

We are seeking a confident, professional and self-motivated individual with good oral and written communication who can work with a dedicated professional team delivering quality parks and open spaces throughout the borough.

Working alongside the Conservation and Green Spaces Development Manager your role will be to deliver the management of drainage assets, blue infrastructure, parks, green spaces, allotments, biodiversity/nature conservation and nature recovery strategies.

You will also be required to design and plan seasonal bedding schemes, shrub/tree planting schemes and other soft landscape works. Tender for, order and undertake quality control of projects. Promote generation of external income through funding bids, sponsorship and contracts.

A key element of the job is to assist in the management of the Council’s drainage and structural assets undertaking inspections and actions to ensure structures are maintained and safe.

The ideal candidate will have a genuine interest in the environment, have good experience in landscape and drainage projects and be proficient in using Auto CAD/GIS mapping. With the ability to work on your own initiative with accuracy and attention to detail, you will assist the team with day to day customer enquiries and support the many varied tasks linked to producing and managing project documentation and other general administrative duties.

The post will be based in the offices at our Kimberley Depot, although you will be expected to attend meetings at other Council sites, including some evening community meetings.

We’re looking for an individual who has experience in:

  • Partnership working
  • Climate Change issues and improving biodiversity
  • Project design and contract management
  • Undertaking site risk assessments

 The ideal candidate would:

  • Be passionate about the environment
  • Have the creativity, drive and passion to meet the challenges of the role
  • Be highly organised and able to work under pressure
  • Be forward thinking, flexible and innovative

Should candidates wish to speak informally to the Conservation and Green Spaces Development Manager about the role they should contact Mr C Riley on 0115 9173507.

Please quote reference no: T69

Closing Date: Wednesday 17 August 2022 at 5.00 pm

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